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The city of Atlanta has many names, but none substantiate the grandeur of the arts, music, and cultural history the city is ingrained with. The state capital of Georgia has been home to many world-renowned pioneers from music and arts, business and politics and their footprints left the city with priceless treasures.
Noble Peace Prize winner Martin Luther King Junior was born and raised here, making Atlanta an intricate part of his journey. His ideologies and chronicles are found well preserved in the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. Another historical venue, The World of Coca Cola in Baker Street, Atlanta does an excellent job of sharing the origin story of Coca Cola with all the interesting details.
But that’s not all; the Fern Bank Museum of Natural History leaves you with curious after perusing the dinosaur skeletons and the “sensing nature” experience. Take a tour of the gigantic Georgia Aquarium with more than 100,000 aquatic species on display and dive in for interaction with the sharks or walk through the acrylic tunnel for an out of the ordinary experience. If you are a Naturalist, spend a day exploring Zoo Atlanta and connect with about 1,000 species of animals from around the world, from reptiles to pandas, to quest your love for wildlife.
The city of Atlanta houses some of the best collection of art from French painters to African arts and ancient Egyptian murals on pots and gold plates in the museums of High Museum of Art and Michael C. Carlos Museum. The Arabian themed Yaarab Temple Shrine Mosque built in the 1920s, now remodeled into Fox theater exhibits myriad forms of art such as ballet, operas, rock music concerts and movies round the year.
The cosmopolitan city of Atlanta is home to people from diverse cultures adding to the brilliant ethical panache of the city which is concomitantly reflected in its music, arts, and literature.